The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 8 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 25 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.34% 2.59% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.24% 2.83% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
145 106 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.77% 91.38% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 55 42
Average daily rate £415 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £175 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £440 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £23.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £42.60 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) Subversion
3 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 20 (52.63%) J2EE
4 19 (50.00%) OO
4 19 (50.00%) Python
4 19 (50.00%) Maven
4 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (44.74%) DV Cleared
6 16 (42.11%) Apache Ivy
6 16 (42.11%) Release Management
6 16 (42.11%) Perl
6 16 (42.11%) Ant
7 15 (39.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 15 (39.47%) PHP
7 15 (39.47%) ClearCase
7 15 (39.47%) UNIX
7 15 (39.47%) Lua
7 15 (39.47%) Scrum
7 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
8 9 (23.68%) Spring
8 9 (23.68%) Sun
8 9 (23.68%) Sun Certification
9 8 (21.05%) OOD
9 8 (21.05%) Web Services
9 8 (21.05%) OCPJP
9 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
9 8 (21.05%) Ruby

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) Mule
1 4 (10.53%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.63%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Subversion
2 19 (50.00%) Maven
3 16 (42.11%) Apache Ivy
3 16 (42.11%) Ant
4 15 (39.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (39.47%) ClearCase
5 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.89%) JUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.63%) Electronics
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) J2EE
2 9 (23.68%) Spring
3 8 (21.05%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
4 5 (13.16%) OC4J
4 5 (13.16%) Apache Camel
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (10.53%) Spring MVC
6 3 (7.89%) Apache Flex
6 3 (7.89%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) HTML
6 3 (7.89%) JPA
6 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (7.89%) CSS
6 3 (7.89%) JDBC
6 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.26%) RESTful
7 2 (5.26%) Django
8 1 (2.63%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) DTV
1 1 (2.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) OO
3 16 (42.11%) Release Management
4 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (39.47%) Scrum
5 8 (21.05%) OOD
6 6 (15.79%) User Stories
6 6 (15.79%) TDD
6 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.79%) JVM Tuning
7 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.53%) BDD
8 4 (10.53%) MVC
9 2 (5.26%) UML
9 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 19 (50.00%) Python
4 16 (42.11%) Perl
5 15 (39.47%) PHP
5 15 (39.47%) Lua
6 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
7 8 (21.05%) Ruby
8 7 (18.42%) SQL
9 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) DV Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) Sun Certification
4 8 (21.05%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Sun
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
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